The State of Wisconsin regulates all of types of facilities that provide care to adults throughout the state and is responsible for making sure that they comply with the law. A nursing home provides its residents with 24-hour supervision and nursing care to physical or mental disability, as well as room and board. Five or more unrelated persons over the age of 18 may reside in nursing homes.
Assisted living facilities offer individuals some level of care monitoring services, but do not offer 24-hour nursing care. There are different kinds of assisted living facilities, including Community-Based Residential Facilities, which will be discussed in more detail below. Other types of Assisted Living Facilities are Adult Day Care (ADC), Adult Family Homes (AFH), and Residential Care Apartment Complexes (RCAC). While ADC offers daily supervision for older or disabled adults while their normal caregivers are at work or need relief, AFH provides residential care, treatment, and services for certain individuals who need more than just room and board, and may need up to seven hours per week of nursing care.
Community-Based Residential Facilities, or CBRFs, are places in which five or more unrelated individuals live together in a community setting. These individuals also are not related in any way to the owner or administrator of the CBRF; CBRFs are a type of assisted living. The services that CBRFs provide to their residents include room and board, support services, general supervision, and may include up to three hours per week of nursing care. Essentially, anyone residing in a CBRF must not have more than an intermediate level of nursing care. A CBRF may house anywhere from five to 257 people, and all of its residents must be over the age of 18.
At Boller & Vaughan, suffering abuse or neglect by those who are supposed to be taking care of you, such as your close family member, can be both physically and emotional painful. We are here to take some of the burden off your shoulders by allowing us to pursue any legal claims that are available to you and work toward much-needed and much-deserved compensation. As skilled Madison nursing home neglect lawyers, we are here to help you through this ordeal from a legal perspective, while you concentrate on healing yourself and your family by receiving the proper care and moving forward with your life.
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We live in Friendship, Wisconsin, and Boller & Vaughan came to our doorstep to discuss our mother’s wrongful death claim on a Saturday morning. Not only were we pleased with the large recovery, we were so thankful to have lawyers who were willing to explain to us every twist and turn along the way. It is great to know there is a law firm that will fight for the rights of elderly people all over Wisconsin.
Mr. Boller and Ms. Vaughan were incredible in working on my case and my daughter’s case. I was out of work and in the hospital with a new baby. Mr. Boller and Ms. Vaughan protected our rights and it was a pleasure to work with them. I hope never to be in another motor vehicle accident, however, if I am and I am injured, I will contact Boller & Vaughan immediately.
I was referred to Michelle through a friend. I have never had a better experience. It took a little over a year to get my settlement but the staff there stayed in constant contact and kept me in the loop. Oh, and Michelle actually got me MORE money than we discussed. I will refer anyone to this firm. Words cannot do justice the thanks that I have for Michelle and her staff (Mary especially) thank you guys so much!
After my husband died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, Boller & Vaughan spent countless hours talking with me, meeting with me in person, and making sure that I was okay. The drunk driver who hit us did not have any insurance, and we had to make a claim through our own insurance. Boller & Vaughan was fantastic at explaining the law to me and the handling of our claims.
After my son was injured in a daycare setting, Ms. Vaughan took the time to thoroughly investigate our case and my son’s injuries. Michele was approachable and had answers to our questions. Talking with her helped to relieve many of our anxieties.